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Bristol man dies on Rt 9, fundraiser started

Keith Engle

A Bristol man has died after he crashed his car into a tree on Route 9 on the Essex / Old Saybrook line over the weekend.

State troopers arrived on scene to find 38-year-old Keith Engle of Bristol trapped in a car that had crashed into a tree.

Engle was pronounced dead on scene.

Police believe Engle drove off the road into the median. When officers arrived, they saw the vehicle in the wooded median against a tree.

They believe Engle was driving northbound when he drove off of the road into the wire rope barrier and hit the tree.

The right lane of Route 9 was closed while police investigated, but it has since reopened.

If you have information regarding this accident, you can call (860) 399-2100.

For those looking to donate click here.

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